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Feb 12, 2013 7:00pm PST
ceremony to place the introduction of renewable energy. >> translator: the government is ready to support the investment and related policies that lead to sustainable energy sources. >> reporter: thailand's electricity city generating authority will buy electricity generated at the facility in a move to increase the use of green power. they agreed to pay shubu electric a higher rate than electricity from non-renewable sources. this agreement means a stable source of income for the japanese company. >> translator: in the future we want to expand investment in overseas projects. we want to make use of those earnings in domestic projects in japan. >> reporter: following the accident at fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant in march 2011, all nuclear plants in japan except for one are offline. so japanese utility companies are looking overseas as a way to secure stability in the future. thailand aims to remain a key manufacturing base within asean, securing a stable electric supply is more important than ever before. the government has high hopes for renewable energy, know-how, and technology
WHUT
Feb 12, 2013 7:30am EST
and help with nuclear plan construction. but foreign diplomats and international atomic energy inspectors became concerned in 2002 that the country was enriching uranium. the north koreans reacted by expelling iaea inspectors and withdrawing from the npt. >> translator: north korea is leaving the npt because u.s. is trying to keep our country down. our withdrawal from the treaty will protect us from the iaea's unreasonable actions. >> reporter: the standoff led to the six-party talks aimed at persuading the north koreans to abandon their nuclear program. the negotiations started in 2003 with china acting as chair. >> translator: we've agreed to work ward denuclearization of the korean peninsula. the process toward a peaceful resolution has already begun. >> reporter: six-party talk members issued a joint statement in 2005. it included a north korean pledge to abandon all nuclear weapons and existing programs in exchange for energy assistance. but they didn't follow through. scientists in the north carried out their first nuclear test about a year later. u.n. security council members repea
WHUT
Feb 15, 2013 7:30am EST
to give financial aid to businesses that are developing shell gas and other low cost energy resource. industry minister says the government is considering offering debt guarantees for such companies. >> translator: rising fuel costs account for half of japan's growing trade deficit. it's an urgent task for our country's economy to cut them down. >> he says natural gas is p produced in various countries. the cost of natural gas imports can also be reduced. >>> all right that is going wrap it up for the week in biz. here's the markets now. >>> the repercussions from the hostage crisis in algeria last month continue to be felt around the world. and nowhere is that more true than in japan. of the 39 foreigners who died ten were japanese nationals. their deaths have caused much sorrow and anger in japan and also serving as an inspiration to some people. we have more. >> reporter: he is a retired employee at jgc corporation in yokohame. he visited the company to pay respects to a colleague who died in the algerian crisis. tadanori was a top adviser of the jgc corporation. the two men atten
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